Cog Thread Facelift... the "No-Blade Facelift" including Jowls/Neck and or Brow Lift
This is a facelift done without surgery to lift and tighten the skin of the face, It is known as the 'no blade facelift'. PDO COG threads can be used to re-define the contours of the face and tighten the skin. PDO threads can be used on their own as a stand alone procedure or in combination with other treatments. There is no known interaction between hyaluronic acid filler and polydioxonone (PDO) threads.
How long does a COG thread lift last?
PDO COG threads are used to induce collagen production in the skin and define the facial contours. They can provide immediate results that continue to improve, peaking at 3-6 months and lasting between 2-3 years.
How many times can you have a thread lift?
You can have another thread lift once the face starts to drop back to its original position again. This can vary from person to person but some people do repeat thread lifts after 1-2 years to maintain the result.
Can a thread lift be done on the neck?
A thread neck lift can easily be performed in conjunction with a face thread lift or on its own. It helps to contour the neck and help create a more defined jawline.
What should you not do after a thread lift?
After a PDO thread lift you should avoid touching the entry points for 24 hours until they seal. You should avoid wearing make up for 24 hours and driving alcohol as well as getting facials or facial massages.
Things to Do After Thread Lift Treatment
The treatment has a minimal recovery time, but there is still plenty you can do to enhance the recovery and get the best results. Some patients may experience nausea after the thread lift procedure due to anaesthesia. However, it will pass after sipping small amounts of water.
Ice the treated area for a few minutes for four to five times during the day for the first week if you are experiencing slight bruising or swelling.
Restrict facial movements for one day. Make sure to rest for a full day after getting the treatment.
You can move around wherever you want, but don’t perform any strenuous activity or heavy lifting for three weeks.
You can take pain killers as required after the procedure. Try consuming them after a meal to avoid any risk of nausea.
It is best to avoid aspirins for the next two weeks after the treatment.
Avoid applying makeup or facial cream for at least 48 hours.